William F. Siert
May 18, 1922 – August 22, 2020
William “Bill” Siert was born on May 18,1922 in Blair, NE. He was the youngest of five children.
Bill met his wife to be, Betty Palmer in Long Beach, CA. They had a five week-long distance relationship before marrying in 1942.
Betty and Bill had three beautiful children and four amazing grandchildren. They were married for seventy-three years.
Bill served his country in WWII, stationed on a ship in the South Pacific.
Bill was a welder by trade and an accomplished custom home builder of sixty years. He loved his work and all the people he had the pleasure of working with.
Bill loved cross-country road trips, poker, and teaching people how to play blackjack.
Bill was fun-loving and always had a joke to share!
Preceded in death by wife, Betty M. Siert. Survived by daughters, Marsha Melingagio (Paul) and Peggy Siert (Lee Ross); son, Murray Siert (Eileen); grandchildren: Emily Melingagio Zimmermann (John), Colin Siert (Becca), Shannon Siert, and Logan Ross; nieces and nephews.
VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Wednesday, August 26th from 12noon to 1pm at the West Center Chapel, with FUNERAL SERVICE at 1pm. Family Interment with military honors at Evergreen Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested to the Rose Blumkin Home and Nebraska Humane Society. To view a live broadcast of the Funeral Service, please go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click on the “View Live Service” button on the home page.